YSRCP serves legal notice on Anam

Hyderabad, April 29,
2013: YSR Congress Party has served a legal notice on Finance Minister Anam
Ramnarayana Reddy for making defamatory, slanderous and mudslinging speech
against party chief Sri Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and other YSR family members.

YSRCP spokesman Janak
Prasad told reporters that party vice president Siva Kumar had sent this legal
notice asking the Minister to tender an unconditional apology or be ready to
face the legal consequences arising out of a possible defamation suit.

Janak Prasad said the
Minister’s speech violated all constitutional tenets as he talked in terms of
influencing the courts which are seized of the case against Sri Jagan Mohan

“At a time when the investigation
is under progress and courts are yet to deliver judgments over the issue, the
Minister made slanderous speech aiming at influencing the court decisions,”
Janak Prasad said, adding the Minister has no right to continue in office after
bringing disrepute to the Cabinet by indulging in such rhetoric.

Siva Kumar, who also
addressed the media, said the Minister’s speech attracted the provisions of the
contempt of the court. “By indulging in loose talk and making blasphemy against
the YSR family and out leaders, the Minister had denigrated the reputation of
our party leaders,” they said, he must tender an unconditional apology publicly
or else should face the defamation case.

They also demanded the
Governor dismiss the minister from the Cabinet as he failed to stand by the
oath he took at the time of swearing-in as minister.



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